Mcgill Family History
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Mcgill Name Meaning
Scottish (Galloway) and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ghoill ‘son of the stranger’ (see Gall 1). Irish: short form of Gaelic names beginning with Mac Giolla ‘son of the servant (or devotee) of’ (see for example McElroy). Scottish: Anglicized form of Mac Ghille Mhaoil, otherwise Anglicized as McMillan.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press